5 Foods to Lower Cholesterol

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Find out about the everyday, easy-to-find foods that can help you improve your cholesterol. These 5 foods will keep you and your doctor smiling when the blood work results come back!

5 Foods to Lower Cholesterol

Posted by Aaron W.

Find out about the everyday, easy-to-find foods that can help you improve your cholesterol. These 5 foods will keep you and your doctor smiling when the blood work results come back!

% of Adults, Adolescents, Children Overweight

Posted by Aaron W.

The trend of overweight individuals in the U.S. has risen significantly over the past 40 years, see the statistics gathered by the Census Bureau for yourself.

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I hope you find this blog helpful and easy to use, and I hope you can use it to improve upon you own health. Take on your own health!

4 Keys to Weight Loss

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The National Weight Loss Registry has comprised a list of 4 keys to weight loss, based off their study of over 5,000 participants who have lost weight (over 30 lbs) and kept it off (at least 1 year).

Tax your Coke & Coco Puffs?

Posted by Aaron W. On 8/28/2011
From The Lancet

It sounds a bit crazy and even a bit against most peoples idea of freedom, but governmental regulations on junk food and beverage is being seriously considered.  Don't kid yourself, it's likely to happen.
it's own food group
Add $1.49 per hole for tax.. you total is...


“By imposing tax on sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) and limiting marketing of unhealthy foods to children, governments can lead in making it easier for children to make healthy choices,” said lead author Steven Gortmaker, professor of the practice of health sociology at Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH).

WHY MIGHT THIS WORK? The authors note that special taxes and marketing restrictions to discourage smoking have been effective in tobacco control.

Thankfully, in addition to taxes and advertising, the authors recommend:
  • school-based education (nutrition, exercise)
  • physical activity programs for children
  • weight loss interventions

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